Book Expo 2017 Spotlight: Bologna Children’s Book Fair

Bologna Children’s Book Fair is the most important professional trade show dedicated to publishing and content for kids. The current edition in 2017 (3-6 April) is hosting 1,300 exhibitors from 75 countries. Now celebrating its 54th edition, the fair welcomes the leading illustrators and authors of the moment and the winners of the most prestigious awards. Children’s book professionals from all over the world come together in the pavilions of BolognaFiere to discuss the latest trends and developments in publishing and the digital sphere, take part in hundreds of workshops and conferences and visit exhibitions of the very best of international illustration. The show is now expanding to conetent creation: licensing, illustration, digital publishing, audiovisual. Featuring the prestigious Illustrators Exhibition providing an int’l overview of the most innovative trends in the world of illustration.

BolognaFiere S.p.A. is a leading European exhibition organizer, with over 75 events. As a world leader in trade shows across a number of different sectors – including art, children’s publishing, cosmetics, construction and design – BolognaFiere has developed a cutting-edge portfolio of international exhibitions in key Russian, North America and Asia markets including China with 8 exhibitions already established.